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The Romance of Rosy Ridge (1947)

Four months after the end of the Civil War in 1865, the town of Rosy Ridge, Missouri remains in turmoil. Allegiances are held to both the Union and the Confederacy within the community, and to make matters worse, someone is burning barns in the area. 417 more words


Period film: Mermaids (1990)

Mrs. Flax (Cher) is an eccentric mother who uproots her family every time one of her relationships goes sour. She raises two young girls on her own, gets work wherever she can find it, and every now and then decides that she wants to start over completely, packing up the family and moving to a new town. 649 more words


Lagaan (2001)

Lagaan is a landmark Hindi Film set in India’s colonial times, directed by Ashutosh Gowarikar, starring Amir Khan, Gracy Singh, Rachel Shelley and Paul Blackthorne… 344 more words


Period film: Inventing the Abbotts (1997)

J.C. (Billy Crudup) and Doug Holt (Joaquin Phoenix) are from the “wrong side of the tracks.” Outcasts in a town full of people living the “American Dream” in the late 1950s, the boys have been raised by a working, single mother (Kathy Baker). 444 more words